Category Archive: Reptiles

Feb 16

Here Be Dragons

On a tiny copper globe dating from 1507, there are the words hic sunt dracones: ‘here be dragons’. The words appear off the eastern coast of Asia, not far from which are the small Indonesian islands where the world’s largest lizard, the 3-metre-long, 100kg Komodo dragon, lives. The Komodo dragon has the smallest range of …

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